Law prof predicts U.S. will prosecute Assange

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"I think the political pressure to bring [criminal charges against the WikiLeaks founder] is enormous," says Harvard law professor Jack Goldsmith. Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger says that "if, God forbid, ever this came to court, I would be completely side-by-side with [Julian Assange] in terms of defending him with respect to what he did." Bill Keller says the New York Times would stand by him, too.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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